• A Waitress Named Diane ….

    September 3, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Travel Wisconsin ran a commercial a few years back about the Wisconsin Supper Club and The Old Fashioned Cocktail. In the commercial it teaches that an Old Fashioned is served in a ten ounce glass, with a maraschino cherry, and an orange slice but that a REAL Old Fashioned must be served in a room with a brick fireplace, an a deer head mounted on a wall, by a waitress named Diane.  (See the commercial here The Wisconsin Supper Club) As a lover of the Wisconsin Supper Club scene and pretty much all things Wisconsin, this commercial gives me all…

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  • A Boozy Farewell To Summer ~Tipsy’s Top Five Favorite Frozen Drinks~

    August 27, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    So the official end of Summer is drawing near. In the fashion world this means the end of wearing white and in the world of debauchery it’s the end of frozen drinks. I enjoyed MANY a “Cold Frozen” in my Garden of Eatin” this Summer. I experimented with some old favorites and came up with a few new ones.  It was fun to use the herbs from my Cocktail Garden! Here are my Top Five Favorite Summer Drinks, make them before its unseasonable to do so! Strawberry & Mango Frosé 1 bag frozen (about 2 cups) strawberries  1 bag frozen…

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  • Why Foodies Need To Visit The Northwoods 

    August 17, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    My parents started coming to the Western U.P. Of Michigan & The Northwoods of Wisconsin twenty years ago when they started dating. Specifically they came to Watersmeet, Michigan which sits immediately over the border of Land O Lakes, Wisconsin. They would camp in the Ottawa National Forest and eventually bought land and built their dream lake house seven years ago. I came up for the first time the first Summer the house was built and immediately fell in love with the area. I secretly believe I was a “Yooper” in a past life because I feel so at home here.…

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  • Drive Thru Drinks

    August 11, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Let me start out by saying: “Don’t Drink & Drive!” **Disclaimer** I made all of these “Adult” drinks, at home and enjoyed them in the Garden of Eatin. Also none of these restaurants were involved in this idea.  That being said, let me share with you a Tipsy Summer Project, three months in the making.  Drive Thru Drinks , Classic Fast Food Favorites, paired with my favorite libations.  Here’s a few of my favorites and my recommended boozy additions.  (Amounts vary by personal preference) 1. Arby’s Jamocha Shake Additions  Kahlua Vanilla Vodka Bailey’s Irish Cream 2. Taco Bell’s Frozen Spiked…

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